EVPN multi-homing port-active load-balancing
draft-brissette-bess-evpn-mh-pa-01

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Abstract

The Multi-Chassis Link Aggregation Group (MC-LAG) technology enables the establishment of a logical port-channel connection with a redundant group of independent nodes. The purpose of multi-chassis LAG is to provide a solution to achieve higher network availability, while providing different modes of sharing/balancing of traffic. EVPN standard defines EVPN based MC-LAG with single-active and all-active multi-homing load-balancing mode. The current draft expands on existing redundancy mechanisms supported by EVPN and introduces support of port-active load-balancing mode. In the current draft, port-active load-balancing mode is also referred to as per interface active/standby.

Authors

Patrice Brissette (pbrisset@cisco.com)
Samir Thoria (sthoria@cisco.com)
Ali Sajassi (sajassi@cisco.com)

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